Historical information

Used at SHC by Marita Fitzpatrick as a boarder late 1940s to 1950s. Friday nights were set aside for mending and darning by the boarders and Saturday night for working on 'fancy work'.


Representative of the type of needlework practiced in a girls' school in the 1940s and 50s.

Physical description

Red Riding Hood doll needle case. Coat opens to reveal pins. Red coated soft doll with purple cape and shoes

Inscriptions & markings

M. T. Fitzpatrick